Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics50.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 18:30
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$375
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 262
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 669
70% 547 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Lighting 184
Reflection 178
Parallax 189
48% 184 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 179
Splatting 126
51% 153 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$77
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 347 292 295 288 297 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 442
Mixed 396
SusWrite 328
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 53.8
179% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 351
266% 358 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 135%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
3GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 82.5
Write 428
Mixed 17.7
40% 176 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 4.9
18% 7.33 MB/s
DQ Read 75.5
DQ Write 33.6
DQ Mixed 25.5
27% 44.9 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$77
222GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 466 474 479 482 476 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 463
Mixed 381
SusWrite 471
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 57.1
183% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 121%
Great: 135%
WD Gold 4TB (2016)-$138
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 191 192 197 192 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 200
Mixed 82
SusWrite 194
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
198% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$104
155GB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 84 84 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 82.2
Write 84.5
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 83.9
57% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.6
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 14,510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,602
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Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $224
HDDRAMUSB
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